Arriving in Johannesburg

Book your flights to Johannesburg with Etihad Airways and set yourself on a journey to the heart of African splendour.

Plan Your Johannesburg Holiday

Your love for African adventure will surely find fulfilment if you travel to Johannesburg. This journey is also your window of opportunity to explore the historical foundation of South Africa. Tours into the Apartheid Museum and the historic downtown Johannesburg buildings are set to pique your interest and leave you wanting to learn more. The Cradle of Mankind and the Gold Reef City excursion are a good chance to do just that.

The best time to travel to Johannesburg is the beginning of February just after the busy and crowded school holidays of December and January. You can immerse yourself in the greatest dance festival of the south, FNB Dance Umbrella also held around this time. Tickets to Johannesburg around this time; like every other time of the year, are easy to come by. Cheap hotels in Johannesburg are bountiful approaching the end of January; it is advisable you book for around this time to avoid the crowds. Visit Etihad’s Deals section to get the best flight deals to Johannesburg when you want to travel.

Flying from Sofia

Book your flights from Sofia to hundreds of European and worldwide destinations and enjoy high quality service from the moment your reservation is confirmed until your arrival at your destination.

Major Airports in Sofia

The only major airport serving the city of Sofia, is Sofia Airport (SOF), it is situated 3 miles to the east of the city centre. It is a single terminal with runway facility and handles approximately 3.5 million passengers a year. The airport has recently been renovated and now has amenities including kiosk, café, ATM and banking. Keep in mind that you have to scan your luggage at the entrance to the airport for security reasons.

Airport Transportation in Sofia

A regular public bus to Sofia Airport runs from the city centre; look for service number 84. However, this is not a dedicated express bus to the airport, so allow around 20 minutes journey time. Some hotels offer a shuttle bus to Sofia Airport.

Currently, there is no train to Sofia International Airport.

A taxi to Sofia International Airport is the most convenient method of transport. We recommend that you pre-book before your departure by taxi to Sofia International Airport. Journey time should be around 10 minutes.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Sofia to Johannesburg on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria
GSA Solutions, s.r.o.
Šoltésovej 12
811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 232 661 499
reservations.etihad@gsasolutions.eu
Monday-Friday: 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00

Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
jnbtkt@etihad.ae
8:30am - 5pm (Mon to Fri) closed Sat,Sun & Public Holidays
Capetown
0861-384423 (Johannesburg)